FRIDAY, JULY 9
Scripture: Matthew 5:38-42
Matthew 5:38-42 has pretty much been the dominant fruit of only preaching Jesus the Savior-Priest. We have an entire Christian culture trained to do one thing. We passively “turn-the-other-cheek” rather than resist evil. Now, there are moments when taking a passive approach can help win a person. But in the season in which we now live there are many more moments where a passive approach merely encourages evil and fertilizes evil seed so that it grows more quickly. Because we have emphasized the Priestly, and allowed an identity theft in the Kingly, the church is now nicer than God. Jesus is the ultimate Judge and manifests judgment in ever greater measure in the last days!